Institute for Fiscal Studies and University College London
Richard is Director of the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy and David Ricardo Chair of Political Economy at University College London. He is the Principal Investigator on the research grant from the Nuffield Foundation underpinning the IFS Deaton Review. He has held visiting professor positions at UBC, MIT and Berkeley. He holds Honorary Doctorates from the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland; the Norwegian School of Economics, NHH, Bergen, Norway; the University of Mannheim, Mannheim; and the University of Bristol. He was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2006 and a Knighthood in 2014 for services to Economics and Social Science. He has studied the relationship between taxation, family labour supply and consumer behaviour and developed new microeconometric tools for the study of dynamic panel data models and the nonparametric analysis of individual decisions.
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